Mayanadi is a romantic thriller scripted by Syam Pushkaran and Dileesh Nair and directed by Aashiq Abu. The film features Tovino Thomas, Aishwarya Lekshmi, Ma

Mayanadi Movie Review

Mayanadi  Movie Review Malayalam Movie Review
Review for the film " Mayanadi"
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Runtime: 2 Hours 16 Minutes
Certificate: UA
Released: 01-11-2017
3 / 5.0

“Mayanadi” is a romantic thriller scripted by Syam Pushkaran T Sivakumar is an indian actor and a visual artist >> Read More... Syam Pushkaran and Dileesh Nair Dileesh Nair is a south based film director and sc >> Read More... Dileesh Nair and directed by Aashiq Abu Aashiq Abu known for his work in Malayalam Cinema, >> Read More... Aashiq Abu . The film features Tovino Thomas Tovino Thomas is a well-known face in the Malayala >> Read More... Tovino Thomas , Aishwarya Lekshmi Aishwarya Lekshmi is an Indian actress who has wor >> Read More... Aishwarya Lekshmi , Maya Menon Maya Menon is an Indian actress who belongs to the >> Read More... Maya Menon , Harish Uthaman Harish Uthaman has worked in Tamil, Malayalam and >> Read More... Harish Uthaman , “ Ilavarasu Ilavarasu is the cinematographer turned actor in T >> Read More... Ilavarasu ,” Jayakumar, Leona Lishoy, Darshana Rajendran, Aparna Balamurali, Soubin ​Shahir, Lijo Jose Pellissery, Basil Joseph, Unnimaya Prasad Unnimaya Prasad is an Indian Assistant Director. S >> Read More... Unnimaya Prasad , Khalid Rahman Khalid Rahman is an Indian film Director cum Scree >> Read More... Khalid Rahman , Nizhalgal Ravi Nizhalgal Ravi is a veteran actor in TV serials an >> Read More... Nizhalgal Ravi and Shine Tom Chacko Shine Tom Chacko is a renowned film actor in the M >> Read More... Shine Tom Chacko . The film is produced by Aashiq Abu, Santhosh T Bio coming soon... >> Read More... Santhosh T . Kuruvila and Amal Neerad Amal Neerad, an Indian Film Director, Producer, an >> Read More... Amal Neerad . Rex Vijayan composed the music and Jayesh Mohan Bio coming soon... >> Read More... Jayesh Mohan is the cinematographer. Saiju Sreedharan Bio coming soon... >> Read More... Saiju Sreedharan is the editor.


Mathan is a youngster, who transports money for some gangsters. He is residing in Kodaikanal. In an encounter, he loses all his friends, who worked with him. He was also caught by the police. But, he hit the policemen and ran to Kochi. Aparna, his ex-lover is an aspiring actress, who has been living in Kochi. She had been doing modeling and trying her luck. Mathan meets Aparna and convinces her to marry him. When they were about to start a life, some policemen from Tamilnadu traces the whereabouts of Mathan and searches for him in Kochi. What is the decision taken by Aparna is the rest of the story.

Star Performance

Tovino Thomas has performed a rugged youngster. His body language and facial expressions are perfect for the role. Similarly, Aishwarya Lekshmi has stepped into the role and pitched it perfectly. The dialogues and the chemistry between Tovino and Aishwarya had worked out really well.


Although the film has the good performances of the stars, the scriptwriters should be appreciated for the characterization. Syam is already popular for his characterization in Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum and Maheshinte Prathikaaram. While speaking about Aashiq Abu, unlike his previous film that had two woman protagonists Reema Kallingal and Manju Warrier Manju Warrier is a South-Indian film actress, born >> Read More... Manju Warrier , this film is a completely different genre. He has executed it well, although it starts a bit slow. Aashiq Abu has made the viewers sit at the seat’s edge when the film moves towards the climax.

What’s There?

  • Performances of the lead stars and the cameo appearances of the popular stars
  • Neat script and characterization
  • Well narrated and executed
  • Chemistry between the lead stars is lovable to watch
  • The music gels with the script
  • Jayesh’s Cinematography just steals the eyes

What’s Not There?

  • The film starts at a slow pace


The gripping tale keeps the audiences engaged until the end and the performances of the stars rock. Mayanadi is a good film to watch, this weekend.